Anders Helseth is a senior analyst at Arcane Research, and helped create their State of The Lightning Network report.
Anders and I discussed the Lightning Network metrics covered in his report, the pace of innovation in Lightning since the report was published, and potential catalysts that could spur on further Lightning adoption.
→ Arcane Research: https://www.research.arcane.no/
→ The State of Lightning Report: https://www.research.arcane.no/the-state-of-lightning
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00:00 - Intro
00:57 - Anders Helseth Intro
07:27 - State of Lightning Report Findings
15:02 - Almost 100 Million People Have Access to the Lightning Network
17:18 - What Will Be The First Mainstream Lightning Application?
24:35 - Adoption of Remittances on the Lightning Network
34:08 - Sending vs. Earning Bitcoin on Lightning
38:24 - Lightning Network Misconceptions
56:47 - Lightning Network Predictions
1:07:22 - The Next Lightning Network Growth Catalyst
1:15:09 - The Lightning Round